Yannick Weber Betting News
It has been quite some time since we were able to put the words winning streak and the Vancouver Canucks together.
MONTREAL — What would you say if you knew the Canucks would score the first three, two on the power play, and Jacob Markstrom would look as gifted and big as he did in last week's scene-chewing performance in Columbus?
Jason Botchford is pissed about how the Canucks game ended. Not the late goal: the way Sportsnet cut away in an instant to a stale Jays special.
Former Edmonton Oilers assistant coach Craig Ramsay has been hired by the Montreal Canadiens as a coach consultant. The hire comes a few days after Toronto Maple Leafs brought in Jacques Lemaire for the same job. Former Oilers defenceman Taylor Fedun, who played in the San Jose Sharks organization last year, will be fighting for a seventh or eighth spot on the Vancouver Canucks’ blue-line th
There’s a logjam on the Canucks’ blue-line. It’s another one of those juggling acts that GM Jim Benning must manage as the Canucks try to tread that tricky line between getting younger on the fly while remaining relevant as a playoff contender.
The Vancouver Canucks have no intention of going into full rebuild mode next season and will endeavour to make the playoffs again while integrating younger players into their lineup.
The only question that remains is home ice after Vancouver’s 5-0 win over Arizona on Thursday.
Following the excitement of the Canucks' overtime win over the L.A. Kings on Monday and the subsequent events which landed them a playoff spot, there was every reason to think Thursday night's game would be a bigger letdown than the Star Wars prequels.
The takeaways from a disturbing 4-1 home loss to the Colorado Avalanche.
It’s not likely the team chef serves many cupcakes to Vancouver Canuck players in their lounge, mostly because they wouldn’t be deemed healthy.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Gabriel Landeskog and Alex Tanguay each had a goal and an assist, and Reto Berra made 33 saves to lead the Colorado Avalanche past the Vancouver Canucks 4-1 on Thursday night. Jarome Iginla also scored and Ryan O'Reilly added two assists as Colorado snapped a ...
From power-play specialist and sometime spare part to top-pairing defenceman, it’s been a strange and wonderful five weeks for Yannick Weber. Many were predicting disaster when the Canucks’ blue-line turned into a train wreck in mid-February. With Kevin Bieksa already out with hand surgery, the Canucks lost their top pairing — Alex Edler (upper body) and Chris Tanev (concussion)
When opportunity knocked, Yannick Weber ripped the door wide open and bolted through. The Swiss defenceman found himself in a land of enhanced playing time during the Canucks’ crushing injuries to their blue-line brigade. In one eight-game stretch — Feb. 16 to March 3 — the Canucks were without three of their top four defencemen, in Kevin Bieksa, Chris Tanev and Alex Edler.
Here are three things Steve Ewen's thinking about between the Vancouver Canucks' 3-1 road win over the Arizona Coyotes on Sunday and their meeting with the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday.
The Vancouver Canucks thoroughly explored the height and depths of entertainment in the NHL this weekend, the good news being they came away winners in both.
It’s about to get crowded on the Vancouver Canucks’ defence.
Arguably the most devastating injury of the Canucks’ season was to Chris Tanev, whose steadying presence on the top pairing with Alex Edler has been sorely missed. Thankfully, he is returning to the lineup and should make a significant impact as the Canucks push to make the playoffs.
We’re so confused after the last two Canucks’ games. Are we supposed to be in a panic? Are we supposed to be planning the parade route? Hard to know, but while you’re thinking about that, here’s something that won’t clear anything up: the Monday morning musings and meditations on the world of sports.
There was something about the matchup which almost seemed unfair and there were huge stretches of Sunday's game which looked like Godzilla versus Bambi.
The way Vancouver Canucks coach Willie Desjardins was viewing Sunday’s game the day before his squad played the Ducks, it was his team that was supposed to struggle in the first period while they found their legs, then take over in the third as Anaheim tired from having played Saturday night in Arizona.Well so much for that line of thinking which he viewed as a ‘trade-off’ when e
1. Already, the Canucks have begun their usual ritual of getting defencemen banged up. Third-pairing D-man Ryan Stanton has been out since taking a hard hit from Darren Archibald at train camp in Whistler last weekend.
For the past two weeks, here at the White Towel, we’ve been investigating the Canucks’ roster, one by one. Today, from Province Sports columnist Ed Willes, a look at a guy who doesn’t make The Province’s back page too often. Which is either a good thing, or a bad thing. Or neither.
Over the weekend, Nashville Predators defensemen representing their countries in the World Championship played in support of Predators General Manager David Poile’s recent comments about the Predators defense being one of the League’s best. Throug...
DETROIT -- They get their head coach back on Monday and it seems their captain will soon follow.
The Canucks brought in more reinforcements for their injury ravaged blue line on Sunday, recalling defenceman Yann Sauve from their Utica AHL affiliate.
Yannick Weber is stuck in the jaws of a familiar NHL beartrap. It loves to snap its teeth shut on lineup fringers, notably No. 6 defencemen and fourth-line wingers.
Canucks protected their lead like Fort Knox protects gold.
Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver Canucks President & General Manager Michael D. Gillis announced today that the Canucks have recalled defenceman Yannick Weber from the AHL Utica Comets. Weber, 25, has split the season between the Canucks and Comets...
The Canucks are expected to get fourth-line winger Dale Weise back in the lineup for Tuesday’s game against the Florida Panthers, but it appears that Yannick Weber may have played his last game with the NHL club. Weber, 25, a native of Switzerland who was signed as a depth defenceman last summer who could help the team on the power play with his big shot, was placed on waivers on Monday to m